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"But of course, the real villain is Wagner! - or, Wagner in the novels of E.M. Forster"

Saturday January 19th, 2019 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

JCC-SF 3200 California Street

San Francisco, CA

2nd Floor Gallanter Hall

The Wagner Society of Northern California is pleased to welcome scholar Claudia Stevens.

Met Opera 2018-2019 Season - Radio and Cinema Schedules

Posted October 1, 2018

For full detailed schedule of each catagory, click link under the catagory for operas, dates, and time.

Free weekly live audio streams schedule:

Das Rheingold:        Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:55 PM, EST

Die Walküre:            Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:25 PM, EST

2019 Geneva Ring Cycles

Posted August 22, 2018

For more details -

Conductor - Asher Fisch

Brünnhilde - Petra Lang

Wotan - Tómas Tómasson

Siegfried - Michael Weinius

Siegmund - Will Hartmann

Sieglinde - Michaela Kaune

Australian Tristan und Isolde On-Demand

There is an on-demand re-broadcast of a live concert from the Perth Concert Hall on 19 August 2018 by ABC Classic FM. Producer Gavin Fernie. Engineer Alex Stinson

Cast: Stuart Skelton, Tristan; Gun-Brit Barkmin, Isolde; Ain Anger, König Marke; Ekatarina Gubanova, Brangäne; Boaz Daniel, Kurvenal

West Australia Orchestra and Chorus, Conducted by Ascher Fisch


This is the link:

Tristan und Isolde Film

There will be a two-part showing of the 1968 black and white film of Tristan und Isolde in the Bay Area:

Part 1 - Saturday August 18 at 1:00 p.m. Act I of the Film will be screened, followed by a Vocal Recital at the Gunn Theater, Legion of Honor 100 34th Avenue San Francisco, CA 

Part 2 - Friday August 24th 1:00 p.m. Acts 2 and 3 of the Film will be screened at the Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94701

These screenings are sponsored by the Claude Heater Foundation, for tickets:

Tristan und Isolde - Concert Performance

There will be a single concert performance of Tristan und Isolde on Sunday August 26th at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco at 2:00 p.m.

This concert is produced by the Claude Heater Foundation and includes many vocalists familiar to Bay Area Audiences and will feature projected videos by artist Naomie Kremer and a 60-piece orchestra conducted by Jonathan Khuner. There will be super titles.

The cast: Tristan: Roy Cornelius Smith; Isolde: Juyeon Song; Brangäne: Tamara Gallo; Kurvenal: Geoffrey Di Giorgio; König Marke: Phillip Skinner; Melot: Alex Boyer


Herbst Theater
401 Van Ness Avenue
94102 San Francisco
United States

2018 Bayreuth Lohengrin - Full length video

Posted August 6, 2018

Complete vido (July 2018):

Conductor - Christian Thielemann
Director - Yuval Sharon
Stage Design & Costumes - Neo Rauch & Rosa Loy
Lighting - Reinhard Traub